Frustrated Leigh Griffiths offers strong verdict on David Moyes and Malky Mackay wanting Celtic job


Leigh Griffiths has thrown his support behind Celtic manger Ronny Deila.

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has told the Daily Record that he finds comments from managers about becoming Bhoys boss 'disrespectful'.

Celtic may sit top of the Scottish Premiership, but current manager Ronny Deila has come in for stern criticism this season for a multitude of reasons.

From repeated failures in Europe to shaky performances in the league, and from crashing out of the Scottish League Cup in the semi-finals to the insistence on playing 4-2-3-1, there are many reasons why Celtic fans are growing increasingly frustrated with the Norwegian.

Some fans believe that Deila will be on his way out this summer, and that conversation has been emphasised this week by comments from other managers.

David Moyes told PLZ Soccer that he would be keen on becoming Celtic manager, whilst another former Bhoys defender Malky Mackay admitted to BBC Sport that the job would also appeal to him.

The comments from both Scots have been deemed as disrespectful given that Deila is still in the job at Celtic Park, and striker Leigh Griffiths agrees with that.

Speaking to the Daily Record, Griffiths admitted that the talk from both managers is frustrating, because Deila still has a job to do despite the questions over his future, and other managers shouldn't be lining up to take his job just yet.

"It's frustrating for us because it's disrespectful," said Griffiths. "The gaffer has got a job here and he is doing okay, we are still sitting top of the league. So for other managers to say they are interested in the job when there's a guy still in charge, it's poor from them. The gaffer will just ignore it but us, as players, we get a wee bit frustrated with it," he added.

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